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Kariboshi

1073-3 Mitai, Nishiusuki-gun, Takachiho-cho 882-1101, Miyazaki Prefecture
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Kariboshi was the best value for money accommodation during our five-night stay in Kyushu. The room was gorgeous: warm, carpeted in tatami, and the futon mattresses were really comfortable. I also appreciated that they put out two drip coffee packs for us for the next morning. We accidentally slept in and didn't check out till 11am, which I'm sure probably... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

One of the best places I've stayed during my 9 day Japan trip recently. Highly recommended for anyone going to Takachiho, and to experience staying at a minshuku. Our room was very spacious, clean, warm and en suite with wash basin and toilet which had a seat warmer(very comforting in winter) and an automatic flush sensor. Only slight pity was... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

This is a family owned ryokan. Our room is very spacious and clean. There is toilet and a washing point in room. For bathing, you will need to go downstairs to the common bathroom which is separated for female and male. The room would have a kettle with hot water and a packet of coffee. It also has a tv... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Loved this stay. The room was large with an ensuite and washroom. Bathroom is downstairs and my husband and I got to share a bath as there were no other women staying. The owner rang her grand daughter to give us detailed information in English about where to eat, what to see and bathing information. We managed to understand most... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

We were shown to a big room with attached toilet but No bath. The grand daughter of the minshuku spoke very good english. As there are no other women during our stay we were able to use the women's onsen exclusively. Ask for fried eggs if you don't like them raw...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2011

Kariboshi Ryokan is an ideal home away from home when visiting Takachiho. Located on the hillside overlooking the township,the dining rooms have beautiful views of surrounding forested mountains.Everything is within walking distance along quiet lanes and a perfect lookout is just above the Ryokan.The hosts are so kind and thoughtful that staying there at Kariboshi is on our itinery when... More 

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